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Short bowel syndrome

  • Alternative Names

    Small intestine insufficiency


    Symptoms
    • Diarrhea
    • Fatigue
    • Pale, greasy stools
    • Swelling (edema), especially of the legs
    • Very foul-smelling stools
    • Weight loss

    Signs and tests
    • Blood chemistry tests (such as albumin level)
    • Complete blood count (CBC)
    • Fecal fat test
    • Small intestine x-ray
    • Vitamin levels in the blood